Cyber Security and Trust


Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives


  • Must have knowledge of standards addressing top cyber security challenges
  • Must have knowledge of effective measures that cyber security programs should take
  • Must have knowledge of trusted and open architectures
  • Must have an understanding of device security trends and threats associated with “Bring your own device” (BYOD)
  • Must have knowledge of (mobile) device management and integrity factors for trusted and untrusted devices
  • Must have knowledge of strong user and machine authentication based on valuable assets
  • Must have knowledge of hardware-based encryption (“Security on chip”) for higher performance
  • Must have knowledge of technologies already embedded in enterprise endpoints
  • Must have knowledge of cyber attacks
  • Must have knowledge of behavioural profiling and intrusion prevention tools for layer defences
  • Must have knowledge of security services and policies within public and private cloud networks


  • Must be able to identify requirements and create policies to establish a consistent architecture
  • Must be able to monitor, detect and respond to anomalies in the cyber-space
  • Must be able to analyse the integrity of the platform to ensure that no unauthorised use has occurred.
  • Must be able to design and implement different levels of trust in open architectures.


  • Must have the competency to design cyber security measures for enterprises
  • Must have the competency to discuss end-to-end standards to enable seamless security in an open ecosystem.
  • Must have the competency to discuss the business potential and implications of trusted ecosystems

Type of instruction

Types of instruction are listed in §17, Structure and contents of the programme.



Name of examCyber Security and Trust
Type of exam
Written or oral exam
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleCyber-sikkerhed og tillid
Module codeESNICTEK3K4
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Copenhagen
Responsible for the module


Study BoardStudy Board of Electronics and IT
DepartmentDepartment of Electronic Systems
FacultyThe Technical Faculty of IT and Design